Commodore Business Machines has added the PC40-III to its Professional Series II line of MS-DOS computers.
The AT compatible features a 12MHz 80286 microprocessor with 1 megabyte of RAM, 256K of video display RAM, and IBM VGA-compatible video and graphics modes. Storage includes a 1.2-megabyte 5¼-inch floppy disk drive and a 40-megabyte hard disk drive.
The computer includes four fulllength expansion slots (three AT-style and one PC XT-style), internal space and power to add a second floppy disk drive, and an AUTOCONFIG BIOS that automatically recognizes most installed add-ons. Also included are builtin parallel, serial, and mouse ports and a clock/calendar with battery backup. A 101-key keyboard with numeric keypad and security lock comes standard.
The PC40-III has a suggested retail price of $2,395.00 without a monitor and $2,595.00 with the Commodore Model 1403 monochrome VGA monitor.
Commodore Business Machines, 1200 Wilson Dr., West Chester, PA 19380
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